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Uttar Pradesh: Man killed, several injured as wall collapses during cultural event in Rampur

According to reports, a wall collapsed during a mushaira event in Tanda area of Rampur injuring scores of people. 

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Lucknow [ Published on: November 02, 2018 23:59 IST ]

Heavy police deployment was made in the area following the incident after people started protesting. (IndiaTV)

At least one person was killed and several others injured when a wall collapsed during a cultural event in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur on Friday evening. 

According to reports, a wall collapsed during a mushaira event in Tanda area of Rampur injuring scores of people. UP Police DIG was also reportedly present at the spot when the incident occurred.

The wall collapse triggered a stampede-like situation. Heavy police deployment was made in the area after locals started protesting after the incident. 

Situation was tense but under control in the area till the reports last filtered in. 

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